INTRODUCING: THE DE BETHUNE DB28 KIND OF BLUE TOURBILLON METEORITE
On the 16th of September, just last year in 2016, Reuters reported scientists having unearthed what they called: one of the largest meteorites ever to have been found on earth.
Weighing in at some 30 tonnes, the massive piece of space debris had to be excavated out from the ground in an area on the border between the provinces of Chaco and Santiago del Estero in Argentina. It is now believed that the region was hit by a meteorite shower just about 4,000 to 5,000 years ago, in an Holocene impact event.
Locals have long known the patch of land by its name, Campo del Cielo — or, Field of Heaven — because long ago in the times of the Spanish conquest, the natives of the locality were using the iron extracted from the meteorites in the area to create weapons